RPC IV.1, 3822 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3822 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΒϞΥ (492)
Dating 195/6
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡοΜΑΤοΥ (Α with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right; (to right, club)
Reverse inscription ΒϞΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Septimius Severus, right, wearing cuirass and paldumentium; to right, dot
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 175, pl. XXXI.31–4
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg: 890 Frolova, p. 175, pl. XXXI.31
2 2     ✸ P: 227 Frolova, p. 175, pl. XXXI.34, on rev., Severus with cuirass, reverse with dot
3 3     St Petersburg: 892 Frolova, p. 175, pl. XXXI.33 (rev.)
4 4     Frolova, pl. XXXI.32, illustrated but not mentioned in text